[Volunteers] (forw) Re: lists.svlug.org mailing list memberships reminder
bill at wards.net
Tue Oct 11 22:23:11 PDT 2005
I already sent him a quick reply so this wouldn't be necessary. However, if
you're looking for feedback: I like the first paragraph, but not the second.
On 10/11/05, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> I'd be glad to respond to this person. If I were to do so, it would be
> as follows:
> Dear tsreid at att.net:
> At the bottom of every posting to either of those mailing lists
> is a URL at which you can pick a sub-screen to un-subscribe yourself.
> Also, each such post has in its headers a "List-Unsubscribe:" header
> showing a very specfic URL you can visit to immediately un-subscribe
> In either case, this is just something you're fundamentally
> expected to take care of for yourself. If you aren't prepared
> to shoulder that responsibilty, you probaby shouldn't join mailing lists.
> By the way, svlug.org <http://svlug.org> doesn't operate the PenLUG list.
> I personally think that would be _exactly_ appropriate, as well as
> kind and informative -- but, for all I know, one or more of the usual
> suspects might accuse me of being "mean to newbies" or something, and
> I'm very tired of getting that sort of abuse just for trying to look
> after fundamentals. So, I'm going to punt on the question, unless and
> until Paul or Bill says "Please do send that, Rick."
> ----- Forwarded message from tsreid at att.net -----
> From: tsreid at att.net
> To: mailman-owner-owner at lists.svlug.org
> Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 20:52:09 +0000
> X-Mailer: AT&T Message Center Version 1 (Feb 14 2005)
> Subject: Re: lists.svlug.org <http://lists.svlug.org> mailing list
> memberships reminder
> PLEASE TAKE ME OFF BOTH THE PENLUG AND SVLUG MAILING LIST.
> THANK YOU
> -------------- Original message from mailman-owner-owner at lists.svlug.org:
> > This is a reminder, sent out once a month, about your lists.svlug.org<http://lists.svlug.org>
> > mailing list memberships. It includes your subscription info and how
> > to use it to change it or unsubscribe from a list.
> > You can visit the URLs to change your membership status or
> > configuration, including unsubscribing, setting digest-style delivery
> > or disabling delivery altogether (e.g., for a vacation), and so on.
> > In addition to the URL interfaces, you can also use email to make such
> > changes. For more info, send a message to the '-request' address of
> > the list (for example, mailman-owner-request at lists.svlug.org)
> > containing just the word 'help' in the message body, and an email
> > message will be sent to you with instructions.
> > If you have questions, problems, comments, etc, send them to
> > mailman-owner-owner at lists.svlug.org. Thanks!
> > Passwords for tsreid at att.net:
> > List Password // URL
> > ---- --------
> > svlug at lists.svlug.org enfavuto
> > http://lists.svlug.org/lists/options/svlug/tsreid%40att.net
> ----- End forwarded message -----
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